Like Snyder, also to an inferior extent ATHF creator Dave Willis (who voiced Meatwad and Carl), Carey Means was making the rounds at Comic Cons and much more for a long time regarding the power of their focus on Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Since the sound of Frylock, the levitating box of French Fries whom served given that show’s straight-man and lone purveyor of intelligence and restraint, Means–who lives in Atlanta, Georgia, in which the show was produced–says the role kept him afloat against “eviction, financial problems, you label it,” but which he’s nowhere near since comfortable as individuals think.
“the truth is, individuals assume I do not,” Means said that I get royalties from the show. “I do not get any royalties, straight back spend, nothing from DVD product sales, mainly because I reside in Georgia, that is a ‘right to get results’ state. Dana could easily get royalties because he is in SAG (the Screen Actor’s Guild, SAG-AFTRA) in L.A., but I do not. I obtained one flat rate [per episode], nothing regarding the backend. It had been about $2,000 per towards the final end associated with show, and nearly $10,000 when it comes to film.”
Whenever asked to elaborate on those circumstances in many email follow-ups, Means declined to describe why Georgia’s “right to function” legislation dissuaded or else prevented him from wanting to unionize with SAG-AFTRA and negotiate residuals into their agreement using the show.
In the place of their other celebrity counterparts at Denver Comic Con 2017 like John Cusack, Felicia Day and Lou Ferrigno, Means is basically current from fundamental monetary requisite, out to make their “guarantee” from the weekend event that is three-day. (A “guarantee” may be the contractual quantity organizers determine a high profile can certainly make in signings and picture ops.)